Smallest shark

Last updated: October 13, 2017 at 19:50 pm

Dwarf lanternshark (Etmopterus perryi) – 19 cm (7.5 in). Its current known distribution is limited to the upper continental shelf off Colombia and Venezuela, at depths between 283–439 m (928–1,440 ft).

SOURCE:
Springer, S.; Burgess, G.H. (August 5, 1985). Two New Dwarf Dogsharks (Etmopterus, Squalidae), Found off the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. Copeia1985 (3): 584–591.

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